Terms Used In Kansas Statutes 65-5303

  • Asbestos: means that asbestiform varieties of: Chrysotile, crocidolite, amosite, anthophyllite, tremolite and actinolite. See Kansas Statutes 65-5301
  • Asbestos project: means an activity undertaken to remove or encapsulate friable asbestos containing materials. See Kansas Statutes 65-5301
  • Secretary: means the secretary of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 65-5301

The secretary shall administer the provisions of this act. In administering the provisions of this act, the secretary shall:

(a) Prescribe fees for the issuance and renewal of licenses. The fees shall be based upon the amount of revenue determined by the secretary to be required for proper administration of the provisions of this act;

(b) conduct on-site inspections of procedures being utilized by a licensee for removing and encapsulating asbestos during an actual asbestos project;

(c) inspect and approve asbestos disposal sites; and

(d) adopt rules and regulations necessary for the administration of this act including, but not limited to, requirements, procedures and standards relating to asbestos projects as are necessary to protect the public health and safety.